On This Day

November 1722 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 2 Willem KH Friso (11) appointed viceroy of Gelderland

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 5 William Byron, 5th Baron Byron, English nobleman and politician, born in Clayton, Lancashire, England (d. 1798)
  • Nov 19 Leopold Auenbrugger, Austrian physician (invented percussion as a diagnostic technique), born in Graz, Duchy of Styria (d. 1809)
  • Nov 19 Benjamin Chew, Chief Justice of colonial Pennsylvania, born in Anne Arundel County, Maryland (d. 1810)
  • Nov 30 Théodore Gardelle, Swiss painter and enameler, born in Geneva, Switzerland (d. 1761)

Deaths in History

  • Nov 12 Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch painter, engraver and architect, dies at 63